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Malaria Policy Advisory Committee to the WHO : conclusions and recommendations of seventh biannual meeting (March 2015)

WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Committee and Secretariat, . (2015) Malaria Policy Advisory Committee to the WHO : conclusions and recommendations of seventh biannual meeting (March 2015). Malaria journal, 14 (295).

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Abstract

The Malaria Policy Advisory Committee to the World Health Organization held its seventh meeting in Geneva, Switzerland from 5 to 7 March 2015. This article provides a summary of the discussions, conclusions and meeting recommendations. Meeting sessions included: an update on the Greater Mekong Subregion elimination strategy; an update on the RTS,S vaccine; G6PD testing to support the safe use of anti-relapse therapy for Plasmodium vivax; update from the Vector Control Advisory Group; newly proposed evidence reviews or consultations on malaria terminology, malaria in pregnancy, and the feasibility of eradication; as well as updates from the World Health Organization Global Malaria Programme regarding their strategy update and policy setting processes. Policy statements, position statements, and guidelines that arise from the Malaria Policy Advisory Committee meeting conclusions and recommendations will be formally issued and disseminated to World Health Organization Member States by the World Health Organization Global Malaria Programme.
Faculties and Departments:09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) > Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (EPH) > Health Interventions > Malaria Interventions (Lengeler)
UniBasel Contributors:Tanner, Marcel
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:BioMed Central
Corporate Creators:WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Committee and Secretariat
ISSN:1475-2875
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
Language:English
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Deposited On:28 Apr 2016 13:42

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